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Reference Services

Our Reference Librarians are experts in legal research methodology and are available to answer questions about legal research.  Contact us during reference hours for assistance.

The Reference desk is located on the third floor of the BCLS building.  Please see our reference policies for the types of questions we can answer.

Before beginning your research, please take a look at our Research Guides.  The librarians of the Ross-Blakley Law Library have prepared guides on a variety of legal research topics including Arizona, Federal, and Foreign and International laws.

Computers and Printing

The Law Library has computer workstations available for visitors conducting legal research.  The computers are located on the 3rd floor, near the Reference Desk.   All users must abide by ASU's Computer, Internet and Electronic Communications Policy.

Visitors not affiliated with ASU who need to print or copy must purchase a copy card.  Copy cards are sold in $6 increments at any ASU Bookstore.  The Downtown Phoenix Campus bookstore is located on the 1st floor of the BCLS Building, in the northeast corner.

Visit the Computers and Printing page for more information.

Guest Wireless Access

Visitors may use ASU's wireless network by signing on with guest access.  Please visit the ASU Guest Wirless Connection Instructions for more information.

Borrowing Privileges

The Ross-Blakley Law Library offers complimentary borrowing privileges to Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law Alumni as well as current members of the State Bar of Arizona. 

Law Alumni and State Bar borrowers may check out up to 25 items from the Law Library.  The check out period for most items is 30 days with automatic renewals.

  • Borrowing privileges must be applied for in person at the Law Library Circulation Desk.  A photo ID is required for every transaction.
  • Your library account will allow check out of items from the Law Library only and does not allow for off-campus access to library subscription databases.  Borrowing materials from ASU Library requires the purchase of a Community Card.  
  • Law exams, Course Reserves, and Study Skills materials are not eligible for check out.
  • Borrowing privileges are not transferrable.

Document Delivery

The Ross-Blakley Law Library provides document delivery services to Arizona law firms.  We will email articles or other documents available as part of the law library's print collection.  Documents available through library subscription databases, e-books, or print materials owned by ASU Library are not eligible for this service.

Requests are processed Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. and are usually filled within 24 hours or the next  business day.  Charges are $20 per citation and are limited to 50 pages.  An invoice will be sent with the document. 

An exact citation is required to fill scan requests.  If you need assistance finding a citation, please contact a reference librarian

To submit a document delivery request, call 480-965-6144 or email lawill@asu.edu.